Irish Potatoes

Irish Potatoes


"Small, no-bake cookies that look like potatoes. It's fast and easy."


servings 38 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 38 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sprinkle the sugar on the coconut. Add the cream and mix gently.
  2. Take approximately 1/2 tablespoon of dough and roll into balls. Place cinnamon in a plastic bag and shake cookies a few at a time until coated.
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  1. 53 Ratings


These are wonderfully easy to to make and taste great! My 5 year old made these all by herself with great ease... it was so much fun to shake the candy in the bag. And these fix up in just minu...

Awesome Irish potatoes! This recipe is just like the ones I remember getting from a bakery in Pennsylvania (Philly area). I actually made a bunch for a party and used amounts the recipe says ...

I made this with my students, scaling back the ingredients to 1/4 cup of p.s. and coconut and 1 1/2 tsp. of cream. We made it in plastic sandwich bags. It turned out great and tasted great too!

I had to bring in a sample of an Irish food for a school project. Each of the kids in my class got one (they liked not having to share) - they were a hit!

This recipe was easiest candy recipe I ever made. Be sure to use high quality cinnimon. Cheap cinnimon can taste tart.

Splendid recipe! These irish potatoes taste just like the ones that I remember from childhood. I introduced a few people to them and they've been after me for more because they enjoyed them so m...

Just made these for st patrick's picky daughters loves them. They were easy to make and I used milk instead of cream (all I had).

Great recipe! I made these last second for some St. Patty's giggles, and fed them to two guys who don't normally like coconut. They loved 'em. They never really firmed up, but I was told that'...

My 6 and 7 year old daughters loved making these. They were easy to make and yummy to eat. We will definately make these again!!!!